Doras Has Written To The Justice Minister Calling For The Closure Of The Direct Provision Centre In Cahersiveen

The centre is in Kerry

It's also asking Charlie Flanagan to tackle overcrowding and wants residents to be moved to appropriate own-door accommodation.

It says it's impossible for those in direct provision to engage in social distancing during the pandemic.

Yesterday it was revealed that a number of asylum seekers living in the centre were relocated to a hotel in Cork after they tested positive for Covid-19.

Doras Limerick Director, John Lannon says standards to tackle Covid-19 aren't up to scratch in the Cahersiveen centre:

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